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Donate Items

How to Donate My Stuff!*

We take item donations in our 2000 Railroad Avenue drive through.


10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. 

New Expanded Hours!

*This excludes inclement weather closures and holidays


  • Bring approved items in a box or bag;
  • Remove clothing from hangers;
  • Our staff will unload your vehicle;
  • Use the blue and white "Donating Responsibly Begins With YOU!" sheet on this page to learn what NOT to bring.


  • Furniture must be in good, salable condition;
  • We can’t accept furniture listed on the blue "Donating Responsibly" sheet;
  • We reserve the right to say no to items.


The blue "Donating Responsibly" page on the site includes the items we do not take for various reasons, including safety and disposal costs. You can download that list below.

  • Click text above to download. Thank you for understanding that there are items we do not take as donations. This allows us to best use our resources and be good stewards of the items and funds that are given to us. There is a time expense and financial cost associated with each item we can not sell. We would much rather all proceeds from our stores go to supporting this mission to help those in need rather than disposal or repair fees. Click the red text to download the complete list.

How to Schedule a Furniture Pick Up


How:  Call 512-943-0711 and leave a message with the following info:

  • First and Last Name
  • Phone number
  • Name the furniture item/s 
  • Address 
  • Staff will schedule a pickup time with you based on our mutual availability.

Things to know before making your appointment:

  • We only pick up items in our Furniture Pick Up Service Area.  Please view the map below for a rough look at the area. It has recently expanded, so please be patient as we navigate those perimeters.
  • Upon arrival, TCP staff will properly identify themselves and proceed to pick up items in a responsible way.
  • TCP staff will make every effort to arrive for the scheduled pickup on time. Please remain available until your item is picked up. 
  • In the event of a necessary change or cancellation, TCP will contact the donor via phone to communicate the change and reschedule.
  • To cancel or reschedule call 512-943-0711 and begin the process again.  
  • Items will not be accepted that are visibly damaged or not in working condition. This will be determined at the discretion of TCP drivers.  To avoid this, please review the accepted Furniture donation list and be sure items are clean and in good condition for selling.

Furniture Pick-Up Map

Please call to schedule and confirm the pick-up of your clean, quality furniture item to benefit The Caring Place mission! This map illustrates a rough look at our area. Please direct questions about the area to our Donations Manager, especially if you are located near the borders of this map.

Thank you for thinking of The Caring Place. Your donations help support The Caring Place's mission to provide for the basic human needs of all people in our community in a welcoming, respectful and caring way. Questions may be emailed to or leave a message at 512-943-0711. 

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